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A 'Historic Error' Turns 70

As at its birth, Israel continues to wage war against Palestinians and its neighbours.

Israel approaches its 70th anniversary in much the manner it began its life: waging war. Years of covert actions and clandestine alliances with one side or the other in the ongoing battles in the Arab world have yielded to a virtual declaration of war on Iran. That war is now joined on Syrian territory, but the dangerous escalation of early May presages an explosion in the not too distant future.

The green flag for this escalation came from Washington, DC on 8 May, when United States (US) President Donald Trump, in intimate cohabitation with racists and anti-Semites of every stripe, responded to a demand the Jewish state has been making with obsessive persistence. In a speech laced with customary venality and vainglory, Trump announced that the US would withdraw from a deal that guaranteed a range of restraints on Iran’s nuclear research programmes.

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Updated On : 17th May, 2018
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